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Multiple Origins for the Surname Blunden


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Blunden Early Origins



The surname Blunden was first found in Picardy (French: Picardie) in northern France, where the family has held a family seat since ancient times.

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Blunden Spelling Variations


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Blunden Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leblond, Leblonde, Leblonds, Leblondes, Le Blond, Le Blonds, Le Blonde, Le Blondes, Blond, Blonde, Blonds, Blondes, Blont, Blonts, Lablonde, Blondeau, Blondiau, Blondiaux, Blondin, Blondy, Blondet, Blondeix, Blondot, Blondanet, Blondeleau, Blondlot, Biondi, Blondoo, Leblound, Leblounde, Leblounds, Lebloundes, Le Blound, Le Blounde, Le Blounds and many more.

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Blunden Early History


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Blunden Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blunden research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1191, 1400, 1479, 1493, 1538, 1608, 1617, 1686, 1493, 1655 and 1698 are included under the topic Early Blunden History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blunden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blunden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blunden Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Eliza Blunden, who landed in Virginia in 1705 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Blunden, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1823 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Edward Blunden, aged 28, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Walter John Blunden, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Blunden Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Benj. Henry Blunden, aged 51, who emigrated to the United States from London, in 1905
  • Esther Blunden, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Yorkshire, in 1905
  • James W. Blunden, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Brighton, England, in 1908
  • Joseph George Blunden, aged 44, who landed in America from Eltham, England, in 1912
  • Marian Blunden, aged 48, who landed in America from Eltham, England, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Blunden Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Stephen Blunden, who arrived in Kangaroo Bay aboard the ship "Tam O'Shanter" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm
  • Robert Blunden, aged 18, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Ascendant" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ascendant.htm
  • Henry Blunden, aged 22, who arrived in South Australia in 1854 aboard the ship "Standard" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml
  • William Blunden, aged 34, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Victoria Regia"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Blunden (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Blunden (post 1700)



  • Jeraldyne Blunden (1940-1999), American founder and artistic director of the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
  • Edward Raynor Blunden, 2nd Master aboard the surveying vessel Beaver, eponym of Blunden Island, Blunden Rock and Blunden Passage, British Columbia
  • Arthur Blunden (1906-1984), English right-handed batsman cricketer
  • Peter Blunden, Australian Managing Director of The Herald and Weekly Times
  • Bill Blunden, British Primetime Emmy Award winning television and film editor
  • Sir Hubert Blunden, 8th Baronet
  • Sir John Blunden (1718-1783), 1st Baronet was an Irish baronet and politician
  • Sir Philip Overington Blunden (1922-2007), 7th Baronet
  • Sir William Blunden (1919-1985), 6th Baronet
  • Sir John Blunden (1880-1923), 5th Baronet
  • ... (Another 7 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) TAM O'SHANTER - 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836TamOShanter.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The ASCENDANT 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Ascendant.htm
  4. ^ South Australian Register Monday 18th December 1854. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Standard 1854. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/standard1854.shtml

Other References

  1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  2. De Ville, Winston. Gulf Coast Colonials, A Compendium of French Families in Early Eighteenth Century Louisiana. Baltimore, MD: Clearfield, 1999. Print.
  3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  4. D'Hozier Charles. Armorial Général de France. Paris: Dillon, 1875. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Vaillancourt, Emile. La Conquete du Canada par les Normands. Biographie de la premiere generation Normande du Canada. Montreal: G. Ducharme, 1930. Print.
  7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
  11. ...

The Blunden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blunden Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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